bullet 1 wrote:“the formation, strengthening or restoration of the habits, which play an auxiliary, facilitatory role in sport perfectioning.”
bullet 2 wrote:as a means of educating abilities, developed insufficiently by the selected type of sport, raising the general work capacity or preserving it
bullet 3 wrote:as active rest, assisting the restoration processes after significant, specific loading and counteracting the monotony of the training
CF wrote:I stand corrected:
... page 117 of II defines GPP (Verhoshansky's definition) as "conditioning exercises designed to enhance an athlete's general, non-specific work capacity".
So, from my simplistic layman perspective, work capacity is an ability which we want to improve, and one way to improve it is through GPP. GPP is a term that refers to actual exercises, routines, etc., ... whereas Work Capacity refers to a state of physical ability.
One term (Work Capacity) refers to a level of physical capability ... the other term (GPP) refers to a type of set of conditioning exercises that will impact Work Capacity.
Now I can sleep ...
JPH wrote:I guess I thought GPP was is the ability to perform a wide variety of physical / athletic tasks. In other words GPP is about attaing ENOUGH strength and conditioning with many applications, rather than SUPERIOR strengtrh and conditioning in any one specific area.
As for Work Capacity, I thought it was the ability to perform more work over longer periods of time.
Now I'm a little thick so be patient with me. Are the definitions provided here (especially the one posted by Ross) at odss with mine?
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